Weight Loss

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The Checkup: The Essential Part of the Weight-Loss Equation You’re Probably Ignoring

• If you’re trying to lose weight, you’re probably super on top of what you’re eating, but research suggests that when you eat is also important. [Men’s Health]

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The Checkup: Wait — How Much Avocado Is TOO Much Avocado?

• Healthy fats have been getting lots of love lately — avocado toast is on just about every menu, and who doesn’t have, like, seven […]

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Study: Vegetarian Diet Could Be Twice As Effective As Just Slashing Calories

A win for all the vegetarians out there: A recent study examining weight-loss methods found that, instead of simply cutting calories, going the vegetarian route could […]

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The Checkup: A Full Year’s Worth of Totally Doable Weight-Loss Tips

• BuzzFeed is an unlikely treasure trove of weight-loss tips. And being the kind people they are, they’ve compiled a bunch of their useful weight-loss […]

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The Checkup: Why This Counterintuitive Weight-Loss Tip Works 

• When you’re trying to lose weight, your goal with your workouts might be just that: To lose weight. But trainer Tony Gentilcore makes a […]

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How When You Eat Breakfast and Dinner Affects Your Waistline

I am, without fail, always the first person to fall asleep at a sleepover. Things that should never be drawn on someone’s face have been […]

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The Checkup: How to Choose the Best Beer for Your Waistline 

• Because warm weather means barbecue season has arrived, and with barbecue season comes beer: Here, a registered dietitian dishes on the quick trick to estimate […]

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The Checkup: Common Weight-Loss Shortcuts That Can Totally Backfire 

• When it comes to losing weight, many folks think quickie fixes like cutting out gluten or alcohol — or reaching for low-fat everything — are the […]

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The Checkup: How This Common Ingredient Could Be Making You Fat 

• Put dooooown the salt shaker: New research published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation found that folks were hungrier when they were on higher-sodium […]

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A Philly Health Coach’s Guide to Getting Unstuck

You may be sitting where I was about a year ago — in a large office building, feeling like you’re not in the right place […]

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The Checkup: The Mistakes That Are Thwarting Your Efforts to Slash Belly Fat 

• Belly fat is notoriously stubborn. And on top of that, these five mistakes and misconceptions — like thinking that just doing a bazillion crunches a […]

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The Checkup: The Secret Ingredient That Transforms Homemade Salad Dressing 

• You’ve probably made your fair share of olive oil salad dressings with the usual suspects, like shallots and lemon zest, but have you ever […]

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The Checkup: This Goal-Setting Tweak Could Be Your Ticket to Lasting Weight Loss

• I think it’s safe to say that now, at the beginning of March, a good chunk of us have traded our New Year’s resolutions […]

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The Checkup: 4 Workouts to Skip If Weight Loss Is Your Top Priority

• Workouts all have their benefits, but weight loss isn’t necessarily the leading benefit for all of them. Here, a personal trainer dishes on the four […]

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The Checkup: Why You Should Open Your Curtains Right When You Wake Up 

• You’re going to want to start raising your blinds first thing in the morning. Research shows, people who were exposed to sunlight in the […]